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18 Facts About GameCube
In particular, for GameCube, we spent three years working with Nintendo of America and with all sorts of developers, trying to understand the challenges, needs, and problems they face.
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The GameCube introduced a proprietary miniDVD optical disc format for up to 1.
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One year later, Nintendo released a "Platinum" limited-edition GameCube, which uses a silver color scheme for both the console and controller.
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GameCube uses GameCube Game Discs, and the Game Boy Player accessory runs Game Pak cartridgess for the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance.
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GameCube is Nintendo's first home console with a system menu, activated by powering on without a valid game disc or by holding down the A button while one is loaded.
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Nintendo's GameCube did not put heavy focus on online games earlier in the console's life.
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In Japan, between 280, 000 and 300, 000 GameCube consoles were sold during the first three days of its sale, out of an initial shipment of 450, 000 units.
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In June 2003, Acclaim Entertainment CEO Rod Cousens said that the company would no longer support the GameCube, and criticized it as a system "that don't deliver profits".
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Eidos's CEO Mike McGravey would say that the GameCube was a "declining business".
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The console's family-friendly appeal and lack of support from certain third-party developers skewed the GameCube toward a younger market, which was a minority of the gaming population during the sixth generation.
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GameCube controllers have limited support on Wii U and Switch, to play Super Smash Bros.
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